Kaiser Permanente School Based Mental Health Counselor(Rainier Beach High School Full Time) in Seattle, Washington

Provide behavioral health care including diagnostic evaluation, psychotherapy and case management services to children and adolescents in a school based clinic setting. Modalities include individual, family and group psychotherapy. Provide behavioral health treatment to children and adolescents experiencing symptoms that interfere with their

academic progress and social/emotional functioning in the school or home environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide behavioral health care including diagnostic evaluation, psychotherapy and case management services to children and adolescents in a school based clinic setting. Modalities include individual, family and group psychotherapy. Provide behavioral health treatment to children and adolescents experiencing symptoms that interfere with their academic progress and social/emotional functioning in the school or home environment.

  • Complete accurate and timely documentation in the patients EPIC record including initial intake, diagnosis, treatment plan and progress notes. Complete and enter required assessment data in both EPIC and MHITS.

  • Communicate regularly with multidisciplinary team of School Based Health Clinic providers regarding patient's progress and to development of appropriate treatment plan for the patient. Attend and participate in all required meetings including clinical consultations.

  • Work closely with school staff including teachers, administrators and school counselors to improve academic performance of students. Provide groups and classes to the school community regarding social and emotional health. Adhere to evidence based practice standards and quality metrics.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience providing mental health diagnosis and treatment for children and adolescents.

Education

  • Master's degree in psychology, social work or a related discipline.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Washington State License in Social Work or Mental Health, such as LICSW, LMHC or LMFT by date of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skilll in treating mental health disorders in children and adolescents.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Six (6) plus years of experience providing mental health services in a school based setting.

  • Knowledge and skills in treating children and adolescents with mental health disorders including depressive disorders, eating disorders, conduct disorders and ADD/ADHD.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: School Based Mental Health Counselor(Rainier Beach High School Full Time)

LOCATION: Seattle, Washington

REQNUMBER: 699413

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.